It was standing room only on January 31 at Georgian Court University’s Dorothy Marron University Community Chapel as students, administration, faculty, and staff gathered with Bishop David M. O’Connell, C.M., J.C.D., for the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit.
As a Catholic university in the Mercy tradition, Georgian Court University affirms the sentiment of both the Sisters of Mercy and the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.
Twenty Georgian Court University students will benefit from $50,000 in scholarship funds recently awarded by the OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River. The gift represents OceanFirst’s investment in higher education throughout the region and its support of Georgian Court, which enrolls a significant portion of students from Ocean and Monmouth counties.
Georgian Court University’s Sister Mary Grace Burns Arboretum recently attained Level II accreditation from global network ArbNet. Established in 1989, the arboretum—a type of botanical garden—encompasses approximately 100 acres of GCU’s historic Lakewood campus.
Amelia Alonso McTamaney has a challenge for fellow alumni in Georgian Court University’s Class of 1967: let’s give back to a place that has given so much to us. Ms. McTamaney, a university trustee, recently pledged $50,000 for the establishment of a lecture series at GCU.
Leaders from Georgian Court University and Donovan Catholic called it “a great day for Catholic education in Ocean County” as they signed a new guaranteed admissions partnership agreement giving high school students access to additional college scholarships, early college credit, and more.
Expect to be delighted by a wide variety of seasonal favorites as the Georgian Court University Community Chorale hosts a Christmas Concert on Saturday, December 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the Casino Auditorium on GCU’s Lakewood campus.
With a new dual admissions partnership in place, Georgian Court University is making it easier—and more affordable—for Mercer County Community College students to earn a bachelor’s degree and additional scholarship dollars to help pay for it.
November 22, 1963, started as a dazzling autumn day at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, New Jersey, for alumna and faculty member Mary Ann Hartigan Schrank ’59. But the sudden news that President John F. Kennedy (JFK) had been assassinated in Dallas quickly changed the mood for her and all Americans.
Student artists from three college campus will have their work displayed during a special showing at Georgian Court University. The show, which includes sculpture, ceramics, oil paintings, and other media, runs through November 22 in the M. Christina Geis Art Gallery at GCU.